1-Yr. Visiting Assistant Professor of Earth Science and Geography

Poughkeepsie, New York
Feb 27, 2017
Mar 24, 2017
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The Department of Earth Science and Geography at Vassar College invites applications for a full-time, one-year position for the 2017-18 academic year in paleontology, paleoecology and/or biogeochemistry at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning August 15, 2017.  Vassar College is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum and promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Applicants who have demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will teach an introductory laboratory-based earth system science course, and will develop an introductory-level Freshman Writing Seminar, plus an intermediate-level course for earth science majors, based on his or her expertise.  Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Geology or Earth Science at the time of appointment.

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Candidates should upload to this site a letter of application, C.V., graduate school transcript (unofficial copies accepted for initial application), three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and descriptions of the proposed introductory and intermediate-level courses.

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

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